Florida Tour de ForceSunny Isles, Florida - April 13-17, 2015 1 of 8
This police charity ride kicks off on April 13 in North Miami Beach and ends in Daytona April 17th. The five-day ride covers approximately 50 to 55 miles each day at a moderate group pace of about 15 mph. The ride is fully supported by the Florida Highway Patrol. Two-, three- and four-day ride options are also available.
Ridgeland OBO Tandem RallyRidgeland, Missouri - April 17-19, 2015 2 of 8
This weekend festival takes place in Central Mississippi along the Natchez Trace Parkway, which runs through the heart of Ridgeland. Tandem riders are welcomed to register for the wine tour along with the ride, featuring a selection from over 30 winemakers from around the world.
Great Western Bicycle RallyPaso Robles, California - May 21-25, 2015 3 of 8
This four-day rally offers some of the best cycling in California. There are four different group rides to choose from (all on varying terrains and distance) along with multiple self-guided tours that let you see the area at your own speed. Make sure to check out the Wine Taster's Tour on Saturday that includes tasting samples and a picnic lunch. The event lasts from Friday through Monday.
Wine Country Bike TrekLos Olivos, California - June 26, 2015 4 of 8
Choose from either the two- or three-day ride and explore the Ynez Valley in Santa Barbara. Cyclists will have the option to choose 20-, 30- or 50-mile routes with fully catered rest stops every 10 miles. If wine isn't your thing, a one-day option is also offered for beer lovers.
2015 Mammoth Fall Century and Gran FondoMammoth Lakes, California - September 11-12, 2015 5 of 8
This two-day event begins on Friday with an optional 8-mile mountain-time trial to warm you up for Saturday's festivities. Choose from the Gran Fondo (102 miles), the Medio (70 miles) or the Piccolo (42 miles), which all head through the beautiful landscape of the Sierra Nevada. Each course is challenging, but the scenery surrounding Mammoth Lakes makes it worth the effort.
Jamaica Reggae RideMontego Bay, Jamaica - November 6-8, 2015 6 of 8
If you're looking to include a scenic fall ride in your vacation plans, look no farther than this race. The Jamaica Reggae Ride is a three-day escorted event totaling 175 miles. You'll bike through stunning landscapes, passing through coconut and banana plantations along with frequent stops at white-sand beaches in quaint fishing villages.
Florida Keys Bike RideKey Largo, Florida - December 7-13, 2015 7 of 8
This two-day, fully supported ride begins at Homestead Speedway and finishes 150 miles later in beautiful Key West. A Friday night stop at Hawks Cay Resort and a morning breakfast of Knaus Berry Farm's sticky buns make this unique event worth a trek to sunny Florida. Transportation back from Key West is offered for an additional fee.